On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1718

Historical Events

  • Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53

Famous Deaths

  • Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader
1718 Highlights

About January 17, 1718

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 303 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn